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Birth: Mar. 13, 1837
Death: May 27, 1864

John Johnson (Thoe)
Private in Company K
15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

Born March 13, 1837, Aasen undre Aab?jartdal, Telemark, Kingdom of Norway. Died May 27, 1864, Pickett's Mill, State of Georgia.

Residence: Door Creek, Dane County, Wisconsin.

Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried.
Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day.
Private.
Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10.
Sick in hospital in Iuka, Mississippi, on 21 Aug 1862.
Wounded in the Battle at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and taken prisoner.

On May 27, 1864, the 15th fought in the disastrous Battle of Pickett's Mill, Georgia (often referred to as Dallas or New Hope Church).
There the regiment suffered 50% casualties, one of whom was Private Johnson.

Source: http://vesterheim.org/CivilWar/db/j/joh/index.html
 
 
Burial:
Marietta National Cemetery
Marietta
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Grave A-118
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Jan 19, 2005
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Pvt John Johnson
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- May you be blessed with love & flowers-Phyllis
 Added: Jan. 19, 2005
 
 
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